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1. polish

verb. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] make (a surface) shine.

Synonyms

  • slick
  • rub
  • furbish
  • buff
  • embellish
  • burnish
  • Simonize
  • smoothen
  • gloss
  • smooth
  • Simonise
  • beautify
  • prettify
  • shine
  • sleek

Antonyms

  • absorb
  • ungroomed
  • ascending
  • high

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Words that Rhyme with Nail Polish

Example sentences of the word nail-polish


1. Noun Phrase
Allow the nail polish to dry for at least an hour.

2. Noun Phrase
Allow the nail polish to dry for at least an hour.

3. Noun Phrase
Try to get as much of the nail polish inside the joint as you can.

4. Noun Phrase
Gently blot at the nail polish spot until it is loosened.

2. polish

verb. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] improve or perfect by pruning or polishing.

Synonyms

  • civilize
  • better
  • fine-tune
  • amend
  • civilise
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • refine
  • overrefine
  • school
  • train
  • educate
  • ameliorate
  • cultivate
  • over-refine

Antonyms

  • awkward
  • difficult
  • staccato
  • dullness

3. polish

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] the property of being smooth and shiny.

Synonyms

  • radiance
  • French polish
  • smoothness
  • burnish
  • glaze
  • gloss
  • glossiness
  • refulgency
  • effulgence
  • shine
  • radiancy

Antonyms

  • artless
  • dull
  • implausible
  • nonslippery

4. polish

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪʃ, ˈpoʊlɪʃ'] a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality.

Synonyms

  • refinement
  • finish
  • perfection
  • flawlessness
  • culture
  • ne plus ultra

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • leader
  • achromatic
  • understate

5. Polish

noun. the Slavic language of Poland.

Synonyms

  • Slavonic
  • Slavonic language
  • Slavic

6. nail

verb. ['ˈneɪl'] attach something somewhere by means of nails.

Antonyms

  • activeness

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. nail

noun. ['ˈneɪl'] horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.

Synonyms

  • lunula
  • integumentary system
  • toenail
  • fingernail
  • matrix
  • unguis
  • horny structure
  • lunule
  • half-moon
  • dactyl

Antonyms

  • follow
  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. nail

noun. ['ˈneɪl'] a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener.

Synonyms

  • brad
  • nailhead
  • tack
  • stub nail
  • fastener
  • fourpenny nail
  • eightpenny nail
  • fixing
  • head
  • sixpenny nail
  • clout nail
  • clout
  • holdfast
  • spike
  • clinch
  • fastening
  • doornail
  • hobnail
  • stem
  • staple
  • shank

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • undock
  • follower

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. nail

verb. ['ˈneɪl'] take into custody.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • nab
  • cop
  • clutch
  • collar
  • apprehend
  • arrest
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • unclasp
  • give
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. nail

verb. ['ˈneɪl'] hit hard.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • smash
  • hit

Antonyms

  • repel
  • start
  • depress
  • lower

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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